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Tip: Do Crunches, But Follow This Rule

Many experts consider the crunch unsafe, but it can still be a good ab exercise if you follow a simple rule. Check it out.

Tip: Increase Your Training Intensity Two Ways

Put on your gym-face. Add these two intensity-extending techniques into your program.

Tip: Bench Heavier With Full-Body Tension

Use a unique variation of the plank to bench press more weight safely. Here's how.

Tip: Blast Fat with the Kettlebell Squat Ladder

This is tough and it'll leave you gasping for air. In other words, you'll love it. Check it out.

Tip: Tighten Your Workouts With A Timer

Lose fat, stay focused, and increase work capacity with this simple tool. Here's how.

Tip: Improve Your Pull-Up with the "Hang and Pack"

Stop jumping into your pull-up. Get strong in the bottom position with this method. Check it out.

Tip: Do the Constant Tension Alternate Curl

Add this to your biceps training to trigger new muscle growth. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Do This Exercise for Complete Core Strength

Most people leave out this part of the ab training equation. Don't do that. Try this challenging exercise.

Tip: Do the Lap Barbell Curl

We bet you've never tried this explosive biceps exercise. Check it out.

Tip: Push Press For Massive Strength

Get strong in the push press and you'll get strong on everything else. Here's why.

Tip: Do Broad Jumps Before Lifting

Do these before weight training and you'll recruit more muscle during your workout. Here's how.

Tip: Do the Constant-Tension Curl

Stretch out those shirtsleeves by adding this unique exercise variation to your arm training plan. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Moderate Your Antioxidant Intake

Too many antioxidants is not better than too few, and may do more harm than good. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: Re-Think Your Recovery Days

For faster gains, do a little non-eccentric exercise on your off days. Here's how.

Tip: Strengthen Your Grip 4 Different Ways

There's more than one type of grip strength, and you need to train all of them to build a powerful grip. Here's how.

Tip: Use Drop Sets to Get Better at Pull-Ups

Suck at pull-ups? Here's how to stop sucking, get stronger, and add enough volume to build muscle.

Tip: Stop Overusing Belts and Wraps

Sometimes they're needed, and sometimes you're just setting yourself up for future injury. Here's why.

Tip: Two New Ways to Build Bigger Traps

Finish off your traps with these unique exercise variations.

5 Signs You're About to Get Hurt

Are you on your way to becoming a broken down lifter? Here are the signs to watch out for and how to intervene.

Tip: Avoid NSAIDS and Icing Sore Muscles

When you ice or use pain killers after a tough workout, you're actually putting the brakes on muscle growth. Here's why.

Tip: Use These 3 Lifting Techniques to Burn Fat

Do finisher sets to torch more calories and reveal your muscle. Here's how.

The 5 Minute Workout Booster

Five minutes is all it takes to make more gains, build more strength, and hit goals faster. Just add a simple pre-workout primer to your training. Here's how.

Tip: Do Stage Reps to Improve Your Pull-Ups

Suck at pull-ups? Avoid machines and use this training technique instead. Check it out.

Tip: Do This 2 Minute Drill Before Every Workout

Awaken the nervous system before training to recruit more muscle fibers. Here's how.